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mkcp - make a NILFS2 checkpoint

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NAME

mkcp - make a NILFS2 checkpoint

SYNOPSIS

mkcp [ options] [device]

DESCRIPTION

mkcp is a utility for making a checkpoint or snapshot for the NILFS2 file system found in device. When device is omitted, it tries to find a NILFS2 file system from /proc/mounts.
This command is valid only for mounted NILFS2 file systems, and will fail if the device has no active mounts.

OPTIONS

-s, --snapshot
Create a snapshot.
-p, --print
Print the checkpoint number when successfully created.
-h, --help
Display help message and exit.
-V, --version
Display version and exit.

AUTHOR

Koji Sato

AVAILABILITY

mkcp is part of the nilfs-utils package and is available from http://nilfs.sourceforge.net.

SEE ALSO

nilfs(8), lscp(1), chcp(8), rmcp(8), nilfs-tune(8).
Apr 2014 nilfs-utils version 2.2